Visitor Information Colchester General Hospital

If you are suffering from diarrhoea and/or vomiting (Norovirus) please do not visit our hospital until you have symptom-free for 48 hours.


Colchester General Hospital

Updated 24 October 2013

Colchester General Hospital
Turner Road,
Colchester, Essex,
CO4 5JL
Tel: 01206 747474

All kinds of people visit Colchester General Hospital for all kinds of reasons.

Many will be visiting friends or relatives during a stay in hospital or accompanying someone to an outpatient appointment. Others will be visiting the hospital to meet colleagues, attend training courses, or perhaps to look round the hospital.

This section of the website aims to bring together all the information that visitors may find useful - whatever the reason for their visit.

At the Trust we have matrons on duty 24 hours per day. If you have a concern about nursing care received or are concerned about what you should do after being in hospital please contact one of the matrons.

Pay and Display car parking is extremely limited at our hospitals and not guaranteed. Because of the pressure on car park spaces, we would strongly encourage you to explore alternative ways of travelling to the hospital.

Trains: Colchester North. One mile.
Buses: Traveline. 0871 200 22 33.
Parking: On-site parking available. Tariffs apply (see menu on the left).

If you do bring your car to the hospital please be considerate towards other users of the Trust's car parks and local residents. Residential roads adjacent to the hospital are narrow and unsuitable for high volume parking.

Main layout of Colchester General Hospital

The picture shown on the right, of the main layout of Colchester General Hospital, can be downloaded as a PDF (1.46Mb).

Or you can view a Google Map of the locations of wards, departments, parking and entrances.

Click here to go to a Google Map & to get directions